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Learn a poem by heart

Listen to former Poetry By Heart finalists giving their advice for memorising a poem.

How do you learn a poem by heart? As with many things in life, there is no definitive way to learn a poem. The way you remember things will be different to the way other people remember things. Your memories might be full of colour, while someone else will vividly recall sounds. You might like lists while someone else prefers pictures. One thing the best memorizers agree on though is that the more pathways you make for your memory, the better your recall will be.  In the video, former Poetry By Heart finalists from years 10-13 give their advice.